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An Ingeniously Green School, by Master Architect Steven Holl | WIRED

The Glasgow School of Art’s sleek new building looks like … art. Designed by Steven Holl Architects and set to open in January, the five-story …

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Pursuing and Achieving Sustainable Solutions for Plastics

Plastic is everywhere—in our wallets, our homes and our schools. Unfortunately it also often ends up on the sides of our roads and in our oceans.<p>So …

Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance

What We Do<p>The BFA seeks to help guide the responsible selection of feedstocks for biobased plastics in order to encourage a more sustainable flow of …

The Battery Storage System That Could Close Down Coal Power

<i>This is part of a series of interviews and stories that will run over the next few weeks looking at Germany’s Energiewende, and the transition of</i> …

How Barfoots of Botley uses vegetable power to cut carbon

<b>Barfoots of Botley is now producing 13,000 MwH of green energy a year from its waste vegetables and sweetcorn</b><p><b>What’s the background?</b> Barfoot’s of …

Feasible Small-Scale Anaerobic Digestion – Case Study of EUCOlino Digestion System.

<i>* Presentation slides are available at the bottom of the page.</i><p>Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....<p>Abstract<p>While large-scale farms have …

The Next Big Innovation in Renewable Energy Won't Be Technological

It will be financial.<p>Silicon Valley solar company SolarCity last week quietly did something that could revolutionize renewable energy in the United States. No, the company did not invent a radically more efficient or cheaper photovoltaic panel. Rather, it announced it plans to sell $54 million in …

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

We’ve searched high and low to bring you the first annual list of FORBES 100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs. Whether you’re seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.<p>The picks here are arranged in no specific …

The larder is worryingly bare when you've run out of tinned tomatoes. They are the cook's comfort blanket, the progenitor of any number of soups, sauces, stews and braises. But brands do vary in quality. There's a school of thought that whole plum tomatoes are better than the chopped sort, because …

Tin Can app relays messages to phones without Internet, cell reception

New app delivers messages via phones' Wi-Fi, uses nearby phones as relay points.<p>Developer Mark Katakowski has created an app that facilitates a …

3 Ways Improving Your Diet Can Protect the Planet

The food choices you make daily affect your health, but they also have a major impact on the planet.<p>Increasing consumption of locally grown organic …

What Is Your State's Renewable Energy Grade?

Vote Solar and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) recently published report cards grading each state on policies related to net metering …

414 Cities Take Action Against Climate Change

It's no secret that tackling the global climate change issue will take lots of dedication at the local level in nations all over the planet.<p>It's a …

We Have the Renewable Energy We Need to Power the World—So What's Stopping Us?

By Tara Lohan<p>The environment is one bad news story after another.<p>The Pacific Ocean is warming at a rate faster than anything seen in the last 10,000 …

Will It Take The Singularity To Save The Planet?

The melding of man and machine is not only an imaginable future, it may be the key to sustainable and healthy living on an overcrowded planet.<p>Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil predicts that before mid-century the exponential acceleration of information technologies, robotics, medical science, and …

How Al Gore is using social media to try to change the conversation on climate change

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Climate change has a serious communication problem. Will Al Gore be the one to help fix it?<p>Advertisement<p>These two lines of …

Food for brain. Is Time Real? (by Sean Carroll)

I have tried to read…

I have tried to read philosophers of all ages and have found many illuminating ideas but no steady progress toward deeper knowledge and understanding. Science, however, gives me the feeling of steady progress: I am convinced that theoretical physics is actual philosophy. It has revolutionized fundamental concepts, e.g., about space and time (relativity), about causality (quantum theory), and about substance and matter (atomistics), and it has taught us new methods of thinking (complementarity) …

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Two Case Studies: How Connected Educators Can Transform Schools

Hupp was uniquely positioned for the job since he’d worked as both a social studies teacher in the district. But he says it still took time for …

Will the next generation of thinktanks be more NGO-friendly? Geoff Mulgan on ‘do-tanks’ (sorry) | From Poverty to Power

I don’t often listen to lectures online – in these ADHD times, a 4 minute youtube video is usually my limit (unless it’s Breaking Bad or The Wire, of …

How Brain Cells Are Like Little Universes

The structures of the universe and the human brain are strikingly similar.<p>In the Eastern spiritual discipline of Daoism, the human body has long been …